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We had been thinking about a kitchen remodel for several years,
collecting piles and piles of house magazines and clipping hundreds
of pictures. We thought we were ready. Inspired by Master Builders
projects featured on several Rochester Remodelers’ Tours
and the fine work done on the Blue Moon Ballroom, we chose Master
Builders to make our kitchen a reality.
We were not ready. We had
no idea of the number of minute decisions that would be needed
before the project could be completed.
On his initial visit Tom
Gommels looked at our clippings and listened to our vague ideas.
He verified that we could safely remove walls between the living
room, kitchen and dining room. He suggested wrapping the windows
around two corners of the soon-to-be open space and moving the
kitchen work areas to take advantage of the view and natural lighting.
These suggestions were pivotal to the eventual design of the kitchen.
Demolition was fast and exciting, but the real work was just beginning.
Not everything went according to plan. There were difficulties
to be worked out and schedules to be adjusted. However, Master
Builders made sure we always knew where things stood and why. They
arrived as scheduled and cleaned up at the end of the day.
been a pleasure working with the Master Builders crew, Nathan,
Eric, Scott and John, on our remodel. This great group of guys
functions well as a team. We found them to be professional, capable
and cheerful in the face of occasional adversity.
At the start
of the project a detailed work proposal was submitted by Master
Builders. We knew exactly what to expect in the way of costs. Of
course, my husband and I did not stick to the plan, constantly
altering the scope of the project and eventually including much
of the main floor of our house.
We plan to have more work done
by Master Builders in the coming year. For now, we are so happy
to be done with all those decisions and finally enjoying our new “great
room.” It feels much more spacious, light and airy, even
though the footprint of our house was not changed.
Thank you, Master
Sue and Frank Crow
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